R in Action, 3rd Edition
R in Action, 3rd Edition makes learning R quick and easy. That's why thousands of data scientists have chosen this guide to help them master the powerful language. Far from being a dry academic tome, every example you'll encounter in this book is relevant to scientific and business developers, and helps you solve common data challenges. R expert Rob Kabacoff takes you on a crash course in statistics, from dealing with messy and incomplete data to creating stunning visualizations. This revised and expanded third edition contains fresh coverage of the new tidyverse approach to data analysis and R's state-of-the-art graphing capabilities with the ggplot2 package.
Used daily by data scientists, researchers, and quants of all types, R is the gold standard for statistical data analysis. This free and open source language includes packages for everything from advanced data visualization to deep learning. Instantly comfortable for mathematically minded users, R easily handles practical prob ...
Kubernetes Native Microservices with Quarkus and MicroProfile
Popular Java frameworks like Spring were designed long before Kubernetes and the microservices revolution. Kubernetes Native Microservices with Quarkus and MicroProfile introduces next generation tools that have been cloud-native and Kubernetes-aware right from the beginning. Written by veteran Java developers John Clingan and Ken Finnigan, this book shares expert insight into Quarkus and MicroProfile directly from contributors at Red Hat. You'll learn how to utilize these modern tools to create efficient enterprise Java applications that are easy to deploy, maintain, and expand.
Build microservices efficiently with modern Kubernetes-first tools! Quarkus works naturally with containers and Kubernetes, radically simplifying the development and deployment of microservices. This powerful framework minimizes startup time and memory use, accelerating performance and reducing hosting cost. And because it's Java from the ground up, it integrates seamlessly with your existing JVM codebase. ...
ASP.NET Core Security
ASP.NET Core Security teaches you the skills and countermeasures you need to keep your ASP.NET Core apps secure from the most common web application attacks. With this collection of practical techniques, you will be able to anticipate risks and introduce practices like testing as regular security checkups. You'll be fascinated as the author explores real-world security breaches, including rogue Firefox extensions and Adobe password thefts. The examples present universal security best practices with a sharp focus on the unique needs of ASP.NET Core applications.
Your ASP.NET Core applications are under attack now. Are you ready? Th ere are specific countermeasures you can apply to keep your company out of the headlines. This book demonstrates exactly how to secure ASP.NET Core web applications, including safe browser interactions, recognizing common threats, and deploying the framework's unique security APIs.
ASP.NET Core Security is a realistic guide to securing your web applicat ...
Data Privacy teaches you to design, develop, and measure the effectiveness of privacy programs. You'll learn from author Nishant Bhajaria, an industry-renowned expert who has overseen privacy at Google, Netflix, and Uber. The terminology and legal requirements of privacy are all explained in clear, jargon-free language. The book's constant awareness of business requirements will help you balance trade-offs, and ensure your user's privacy can be improved without spiraling time and resource costs.
Data privacy is essential for any business. Data breaches, vague policies, and poor communication all erode a user's trust in your applications. You may also face substantial legal consequences for failing to protect user data. Fortunately, there are clear practices and guidelines to keep your data secure and your users happy.
Data Privacy: A runbook for engineers teaches you how to navigate the trade-off s between strict data security and real world business needs. In this practical book ...
Grokking Machine Learning
Grokking Machine Learning teaches you how to apply ML to your projects using only standard Python code and high school-level math. No specialist knowledge is required to tackle the hands-on exercises using Python and readily available machine learning tools. Packed with easy-to-follow Python-based exercises and mini-projects, this book sets you on the path to becoming a machine learning expert.
Discover powerful machine learning techniques you can understand and apply using only high school math! Put simply, machine learning is a set of techniques for data analysis based on algorithms that deliver better results as you give them more data. ML powers many cutting-edge technologies, such as recommendation systems, facial recognition software, smart speakers, and even self-driving cars. This unique book introduces the core concepts of machine learning, using relatable examples, engaging exercises, and crisp illustrations.
Grokking Machine Learning presents machine learning algorithm ...
How to Lead in Data Science
How to Lead in Data Science is full of techniques for leading data science at every seniority level - from heading up a single project to overseeing a whole company's data strategy. Authors Jike Chong and Yue Cathy Chang share hard-won advice that they've developed building data teams for LinkedIn, Acorns, Yiren Digital, large asset-management firms, Fortune 50 companies, and more. You'll find advice on plotting your long-term career advancement, as well as quick wins you can put into practice right away. Carefully crafted assessments and interview scenarios encourage introspection, reveal personal blind spots, and highlight development areas.
Lead your data science teams and projects to success! To make a consistent, meaningful impact as a data science leader, you must articulate technology roadmaps, plan effective project strategies, support diversity, and create a positive environment for professional growth. This book delivers the wisdom and practical skills you need to thrive a ...
Functional Programming in C#, 2nd Edition
Functional Programming in C# has helped thousands of developers apply functional thinking to C# code. Its practical examples and spot-on treatment of FP concepts makes it the perfect guide for proficient C# programmers. This second edition is fully revised to cover new functional-inspired features in the most recent releases of C#, including tuples, async streams, pattern matching, and records. Each chapter is packed with awesome perspectives and epiphany moments on how functional programming can change the way you code.
Turbocharge your C# code. Good functional techniques will improve concurrency, state management, event handling, and maintainability of your software. This book gives you practical answers to why, how, and where to add functional programing into your C# coding practice.
Functional Programming in C#, Second Edition teaches functional thinking for real-world problems. It reviews the C# language features that allow you to program functionally and through many practi ...
Functional Programming in Kotlin
Functional Programming in Kotlin is a reworked version of the bestselling Functional Programming in Scala, with all code samples, instructions, and exercises translated into the powerful Kotlin language. In this authoritative guide, you'll take on the challenge of learning functional programming from first principles. Complex concepts are demonstrated through exercises that you'll love to test yourself against. You'll start writing Kotlin code that's easier to read, easier to reuse, better for concurrency, and less prone to bugs and errors.
Improve performance, increase maintainability, and eliminate bugs! How? By programming the functional way. Kotlin provides strong support for functional programming, taking a pragmatic approach that integrates well with OO codebases. By applying the techniques you'll learn in this book, your code will be safer, less prone to errors, and much easier to read and reuse.
Functional Programming in Kotlin teaches you how to design and write Kotlin a ...
Inside Deep Learning
Inside Deep Learning is an accessible guide to implementing deep learning with the PyTorch framework. It demystifies complex deep learning concepts and teaches you to understand the vocabulary of deep learning so you can keep pace in a rapidly evolving field. No detail is skipped - you'll dive into math, theory, and practical applications. Everything is clearly explained in plain English.
Deep learning doesn't have to be a black box! Knowing how your models and algorithms actually work gives you greater control over your results. And you don't have to be a mathematics expert or a senior data scientist to grasp what's going on inside a deep learning system. This book gives you the practical insight you need to understand and explain your work with confidence.
Inside Deep Learning illuminates the inner workings of deep learning algorithms in a way that even machine learning novices can understand. You'll explore deep learning concepts and tools through plain language explanations, ...
Automated Machine Learning in Action
Automated Machine Learning in Action reveals how you can automate the burdensome elements of designing and tuning your machine learning systems. It's written in a math-lite and accessible style, and filled with hands-on examples for applying AutoML techniques to every stage of a pipeline. AutoML can even be implemented by machine learning novices! If you're new to ML, you'll appreciate how the book primes you on machine learning basics. Experienced practitioners will love learning how automated tools like AutoKeras and KerasTuner can create pipelines that automatically select the best approach for your task, or tune any customized search space with user-defined hyperparameters, which removes the burden of manual tuning.
Machine learning tasks like data pre-processing, feature selection, and model optimization can be time-consuming and highly technical. Automated machine learning, or AutoML, applies pre-built solutions to these chores, eliminating errors caused by manual processing. ...
To build and operate reliable Kubernetes-based systems, you need to understand what's going on below the surface. Core Kubernetes is an in-depth guide to Kubernetes' internal workings written by Kubernetes contributors Chris Love and Jay Vyas. It's packed with experience-driven insights and advanced techniques you won't find anywhere else. You'll understand the unique security concerns of container-based applications, minimize costly unused capacity, and get pro tips for maximizing performance. Diagrams, labs, and hands-on examples ensure that the complex ideas are easy to understand and practical to apply.
Real-world Kubernetes deployments are messy. Even small configuration errors or design problems can bring your system to its knees. In the real world, it pays to know how each component works so you can quickly troubleshoot, reset, and get on to the next challenge. This one-of-a-kind book includes the details, hard-won advice, and pro tips to keep your Kubernetes apps up and runn ...